One of the most famous Indonesia island- Bali is the best place for any tourist, who needs a break of absolute relaxation, delicious cuisines, scenic beauty, and a galore of culture and tradition. This Goa Gajah Tour with Penglipuran Village & Gunung Kawi Sebatu is planned to explore the Balinese attractions which reflect the history and traditions of Bali.
About the places covered in this tour:
Goa Gajah: Goa Gajah or Elephant Cave Temple is a historically significant archaeological site and one of the most popular tourist attractions in Bali. Explore the magnificent temple which shows the brilliance of Balinese art in the form of stone carvings and sculptors. This temple is one of the most visited places in Bali due to the stunning beauty it offers.
Gunung Kawi Sebatu: After the Elephant cave, the next destination is Sebatu Temple, which is yet another famous temple with mind-blowing carvings. Dated back to the 11th century, this temple has scintillating sculptures that were made as a memorial to the Royals of Bali. It is believed that all the carvings were done on a single moonlight, making it a must visit the place to explore.this is the next attraction, where you can see the temples, gardens, and shrines of this beautiful place.
Penglipuran: This will be the next place to the visit which is known for maintaining the traditional Balinese layout even in the era of modernization. You will be amused to see the beauty of houses in the village that have been made according to the older times. The similarity in the look of each house, roads, and gardens makes it an exciting place to see.
Lastly, you can pick some souvenirs from the Ubud market or local art shop. The beautiful handicrafts, cotton sarongs, and batiks are the best things to take along from Bali.
Highlights of Goa Gajah Tour with Penglipuran Village and Gunung Kawi Sebatu:
-Goa Gajah Tour with Penglipuran Village and Gunung Kawi Sebatu is a private tour of 8 hours, which takes you through the gorgeous attractions in Bali.
-The trip covers some of the most beautiful and significant temples in Bali which has a lot of historical value to unwind.
-The tour allows you to discover and explore the heritage village of Bali which boasts of preserving the traditional Balinese community layout.
-An English speaking driver/guide is provided for better communication
-Pickup and drop off services to and from your hotel is provided in the package
-The tour begins at 8:30 am when you board an air-conditioned vehicle destined for Goa Gaja (Elephant Cave).
-Following a 1.5-hour drive, you’ll arrive at the complex, which overlooks the Petanu River and features stone-carved statues of Buddhist and Hindu gods. Snap photographs of the cave mouth, which resembles an elephant, before you proceed to Gunung Kawi Sebatu.
-Here, you'll visit the 11th-century temple and funerary complex in the village and admire thousands of fish swimming in a lily pond.
-Travel back in time at Penglipuran, where rustic residences are surrounded by gorgeous mountain landscapes. Learn about ancient Balinese spiritual practices before your final stop, the souvenir markets of Ubud.
-Your tour concludes with a hotel drop-off at around 5:30 pm.
Time Duration: 8-9 Hours